Mariachi Northwest Festival returns March 29

WENATCHEE — The 2019 Mariachi Northwest Festival will be held March 29 at the Town Toyota Center. A gala concert will begin at 7 p.m., featuring Ana Barbara, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, Bailadores de Bronce and Wenatchee’s own Mariachi Huenachi. Tickets are $30 general admission in advance and $35 at the door. Children age 12 and under are free. Student workshops will be...
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Local authors to be featured at Book Buzz

WENATCHEE — Pybus Market will host its first annual Book Buzz from 10 a.m. to noon on March 30. The event is an opportunity to meet and visit with local authors about their works. For more information,...
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Knights perform at Waterville Library on April 2

WATERVILLE — Knights of Veritas, a nonprofit organization that focuses on educating the public about accurate medieval history, will perform at 10 a.m. April 2 at the Waterville Library. The program for all ages features interactive, educational demonstrations of medieval arms, armor, combat, knighthood and chivalry. For more information, call the library at 745-8354 or...
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Piano Battle brings classical performers to town

WENATCHEE — Internationally acclaimed pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis go head-to-head as they bring their Piano Battle to the stage of the Numerica Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. April 4. Part serious classical recital and part tongue-in-cheek performance, the show is divided into several rounds, each featuring a certain musical style. The two artists, with distinctly...
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Listen to Joe Guimond at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Joe Guimond will perform at the next Friday Night Music event from 7 to 9 p.m. March 22 at Pybus Market. Guimond’s music takes the audience to a place where the lyrics get stuck in your head and you find yourself humming them or singing along to them. There is no cost to attend. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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‘Night at the Museum’ to showcase area’s best

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will host its annual “Night at the Museum” from 6 to 9 p.m. March 23. The museum is located at 127 S. Mission St. The fundraising event will showcase the best of this region with gourmet foods; award-winning wines; great beers, ciders and distilled spirits; and fun music. Tickets are $50 for museum members and $60 for...
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Apple Blossom Festival seeks volunteers

WENATCHEE — The Washington State Apple Blossom Festival is urging volunteers to sign-up to assist with pre-festival and festival activities. Pre-festival volunteers are needed through April 24 at the festival office, 2 S. Chelan Ave. Time slots may change daily and volunteers must call a day before their sign-up day to confirm volunteer duties. Festival volunteers are needed April 25 through...
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Waterville Library has a full schedule of programs for March

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent Waterville Library has a number of programs coming up in March. On March 14 at 5:30 p.m., Elizabeth Jackson of the Foster Creek Conservation District will lead a discussion entitled “Understanding the Nitrogen Cycle, Water Testing and Critical Aquifers.” This will be the second in a series of Community Conversations on the topic of water that are...
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Apollo Club to perform

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Apollo Club men’s chorus presents its spring concert “A Musical Smorgasbord: Blast from the Past” at 7 p.m. March 16 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee. The performance will include include pop, folk, jazz and classics from the 50s, 60s and 70s, seasoned with Apollo Club favorites. Advance tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors...
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Lance Tigner performs at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Lance Tigner will perform for the next Friday Night Music event from 6 to 8 p.m. March 8 at Pybus Market. Tigner, originally from Wenatchee, is a well-traveled vocalist/guitarist who has played professionally with many bands. His eclectic solo performances include songs from “Gershwin to Bruno Mars, Beatles to Johnny Cash,” along with many original tunes. For more...
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